Katherine's Story

PRESQUE ISLE - Katherine "Terri" Ellis (nee Theriault) died peacefully on September 14, 2015 at Country Manor Nursing Home in Coopers Mills, Maine. She was born January 27th, 1920 in Presque Isle, the fourth child of Frank and Margaret (Michaud) Theriault.

Katherine graduated from Presque Isle High School and attended Concord State Hospital School of Nursing from which she received her RN. She worked as a psychiatric Nurse at Concord State and Bangor State Hospitals, as a public health nurse for the TB Association in the Bangor area, and retired from the Togus VA Hospital.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Edward Theriault of Presque Isle, two sisters, Louise Cook of Old Orchard Beach and Charlotte Vance of Presque Isle, and her son Gregory Ellis.

She is survived by two sisters, Mary Kelly and husband Patrick of Benedicta and Sr. Celestine Theriault of Portland, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11AM Thursday Sept. 17 at St. Mary's Catholic Church Parish of the Precious Blood Main Street Presque Isle. Friends may call 10AM until time of the Mass at the church. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery Chapman Street Presque Isle. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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